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Philadelphia Flyers: Can Steve Mason be the guy?

Goaltending wins championships in the NHL. The last three teams to win the Stanley Cup have all had franchise goaltenders: the Chicago Blackhawks (Corey Crawford), the Los Angeles Kings (Jonathan Quick), and the Boston Bruins (Tuukka Rask). These goalies have all been called upon to make the big save when the game is on the line, and to be consistent in their play. And for the most...
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Flyers' Mason unveils new mask featuring bulldog George, non-zombie players

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Steve Mason paid homage to his teammates with a new mask, although the players won't appear in zombie-form this time around.Known for his imaginative masks, Mason unveiled his newest one prior to Thursday's 6-3 win over the Nashville Predators - complete with captain Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds and Jakub Voracek looking pretty much like they do in...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Steve Mason tries to grab a drink during live play

For years, Steve Mason was criticized as a one-year wonder only capable in his one year with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Little known fact for many is that Mason has had one of the better save percentages over the past two years. He really found his game in Philadelphia and that is a credit to him working hard and finding his game again. This moment on Thursday isn’t one that he...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mason stops 20 shots in Flyers' 4-0 win over Islanders

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Steve Mason stopped 20 shots for his third shutout of the season and led the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-0 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday. Michael Raffl, Evgeny Medvedev, Matt Read and Sean Couturier scored to help the Flyers beat the Islanders for the first time in three games this season. Mason had his 29th career shutout and the Flyers won their...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

What’s happening to Flyers goalie Steve Mason?

res·ur·rec·tion (rĕz′ə-rĕk′shən) noun 1.The condition of having been restored to life. In recent memory, the NHL has had some amazing rookies but it’s difficult to remember a goalie coming on the scene like Steve Mason did in the 2008-09 season for the Columbus Blue Jackets. At 20 years of age, he nearly single-handedly took one of the most moribund franchises...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

By the numbers: Mason shuts out Canucks

  Embed from Getty Images   Steve Mason got back in the nets Thursday night for the Philadelphia Flyers, and it was like the good old times. Mason was very sharp, particularly in a challenging second period push by the Vancouver Canucks, and made 36 saves for his second shutout of the season. It was the Flyers third victory in their last 4 games, as the team is putting...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: Mason returns with stellar performance

Embed from Getty Images   Steve Mason had to wait three games for his next opportunity. The last game before that was one to forget: three goals allowed on 10 shots to the New York Islanders.Mason had to wait nine days to get back between the pipes, and in his first start since, he was not only the star of the game, but the Flyers owe the two points they got on Thursday...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mason faces first adversity as a Flyer

  Embed from Getty Images   It was pretty much magic the moment Steve Mason put on Philadelphia Flyers uniform. He had a great rookie season in Columbus, but three and a half mediocre seasons since had erased any goodwill that bought him. Maybe he was one of those guys that needed "a change of scenery," but when does that ever really work in real life? Well, Mason...
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December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Mason trying to adjust to new stadium lighting

When the Wells Fargo Center upgraded their lighting and installed approximately 25,000 LED lights, those in charge probably only considered the positives such as saving on energy and a better, brighter experience for fans. One thing they probably didn’t consider was Steve Mason and the fact he’d have to adjust to the new lighting on the ice. As seen over on, Mason...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucky for Flyers, goalie Mason still has a lot to prove

Flyers goalie Steve Mason suffered a broken pinky that will keep him out for two weeks but won't disrupt his preparation for the 2014-15 season.(Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photograpy) If you wear the Orange and Black and play between the pipes, you tend to face a lot of pressure. After all, the Flyers last truly great goaltender for several seasons is now the general manager. This is...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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